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OLRN1835 Coaching and Developing People

Description: The coaching and developing of people, in order to encourage their highest performance and ongoing learning, is a crucial component in today's work world. The roles of a coach and a facilitator require new skills to enhance the capabilities of their employees and to bring the best possible ‘climate' to the workplace. The skills of communication, coaching, delegation, motivation and dealing with conflict will be developed, together with an understanding of adult learning.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
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OLRN1025 Continuous Improvement Process

Description: On completion of this course, participants will have available a wide range of tools and techniques for the practical application of Continuous Improvement in their workplace. The material will cover the standard approaches in the quality movement; (e.g. 6-sigma, TQM), plus the shift to Lean Manufacturing and the ramifications to cost, inventory and scheduling. Project management will be introduced and the participants will undertake their own work-related project.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
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OLRN1345 Developing Effective Teams

Description: This course will provide the knowledge of how people in teams function and how teams evolve. Students will develop both the understanding of their own strengths and weaknesses, and the skills for team building and facilitating your group. Particular attention will be paid to the questions of when to use a team, how to manage meetings and how to conduct group problem solving sessions.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
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OLRN1315 Supervisory Skills for Business and Industry

Description: The successful supervisor needs a solid knowledge base, a wide range of specialized skills and the capacity to keep current. The various roles you are called upon to play require clear understanding of the organization and clear thinking about the tasks. You must communicate effectively, handle customer relations, measure and report work appropriately and ensure compliance with complex government legislation. This course will help you develop these skills and give you an awareness of the multi-faceted approach to leadership demanded in the modern business environment.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
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MGMT1120 The Business of Tomorrow

Description: There are two great pressures on manufacturing today; both related to change. One is geo-political, or global economy, the other is the expectation placed on each of us to cope with a very different workforce and a dynamic workplace. This course provides the information that will help the supervisor deal with these issues and answer the questions that arise daily in the workplace. The course includes: implementing change, the impacts from global competitors, understanding the ‘mosaic' workforce, committing to continuously learning and helping others to do the same.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
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